Criminal Justice


Effecting Change Through Incarceration Reform

In a new discussion paper released by the Hamilton Project, authors examine ways to reduce incarceration rates without negatively impacting crime rates. It is important to consider ways to address this issue because…

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Florida’s Direct File Harms Youth

The Human Rights Watch report “Branded for Life: Florida’s Prosecution of Children as Adults” explains that although most US states do not allow direct file (sending juvenile offenders straight to adult court…

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Corrections for a System

The Justice Policy Institute’s  Billion Dollar Divide evaluates Virginia’s correctional system and finds that it is not promoting improvement or community well-being.  According to the study, Virginia lawmakers predict the…

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